July 18, 2017
Richard Campanella, geographer and senior professor of practice in the Tulane University School of Architecture, uncovers “the why behind the where” of New Orleans in Cityscapes of New Orleans, his 10th book, due in October. The new release looks at various spatial features and phenomena of the city, how they came to be and what their bearing is on the city as we know it today.
July 11, 2017
Three Tulane biomedical engineering seniors transformed their idea for a class project into an oxygen tubing system that allows patients on long-term oxygen therapy to control the length of the tubing.
July 11, 2017
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University more than $12 million to test a promising drug treatment against Lassa fever and develop a vaccine against the deadly disease endemic in parts of West Africa.
July 05, 2017
Tulane University’s LightLab Summer Research Experience is a first-time program for middle-schoolers who are interested in science. It’s the brainchild of Matthew Escarra, an assistant professor of engineering physics in the School of Science and Engineering, who received a National Science Foundation CAREER award of $520,000 over five years in support of early career research and education vision, including middle-school outreach programs such as LightLab.
June 21, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Tulane University’s Upward Bound program two grants totaling $2.5 million, doubling the size of the program that facilitates and supports college readiness and access for first-generation college students.
June 20, 2017
Two Tulane University researchers produced a report that shows Louisiana’s funding options to pay for coastal restoration; they presented their findings to the state’s Advisory Committee on Coastal Protection in March.
June 16, 2017
Tulane University Law School has named Kim Talus, a renowned scholar of energy law, as inaugural holder of the James McCulloch Chair in Energy Law.
June 15, 2017
Kids in the Woods summer camp at A Studio in the Woods allows youngsters to get eye-to-eye with nature and use art projects to represent their experiences. Tulane faculty collaborate with area art teachers to design the camp curriculum.